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root: Interpretor of C++ for the ROOT framework

NAME

root - Interpretor of C++ for the ROOT framework

SYNOPSIS

root [options] files ...

DESCRIPTION

ROOTs Object-Oriented Technologies.

root is a interactive interpretor of C++ code. It uses the ROOT framework. For more information on ROOT, please refer to http://root.cern.ch.

An extensive Users Guide is available from that site.

OPTIONS

-? Show summary of options.
-b
Run in batch mode without graphics
-e
Execute the command passed between single quotes
-n
Do not execute logon and logoff macros as specified in .rootrc
-q
Exit after processing command line macro files
-l
Do not show splash screen

FILES

<etcdir>/system.rootrc
System-wide configuration file. <etcdir> either ROOTSYS, or something like /etc/root
<libdir>/*
ROOT C++ class libraries. <libdir> is either ROOTSYS/lib or something like /usr/lib/root.
<incdir>/*
The header files for the ROOT C++ class libraries. <incdir> is either ROOTSYS/include or something like /usr/include/root.
~/.rootrc, ./.rootrc
User configuration file

ORIGINAL AUTHORS

The ROOT team (see web page above):
Rene Brun and Fons Rademakers

COPYRIGHT

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Christian Holm Christensen <cholm [at] nbi.dk>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

SEE ALSO

rootcling(1), cling(1), root-config(1), rootd(1), h2root(1), g2root(1)

For extensive documentation on the ROOT system, see http://root.cern.ch

A Users Guide is available online.

The classes of ROOT are all documented by the automatic documentation system, and is available online.